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Cradle of freedom : Alabama and the movement that changed America

Author: Frye Gaillard
Publisher: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, [2004]
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Cradle of Freedom puts a human face on the story of the black American struggle for equality in Alabama during the 1960s. While exceptional leaders such as Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks, Fred Shuttlesworth, Ralph Abernathy, John Lewis, and others rose up from the ranks and carved their places in history, the burden of the movement was not carried by them alone. It was fueled by the commitment and hard work of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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Gaillard, Frye, 1946-
Cradle of freedom.
Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©2004
(OCoLC)607282334
Online version:
Gaillard, Frye, 1946-
Cradle of freedom.
Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©2004
(OCoLC)607870125
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Frye Gaillard
ISBN: 0817313885 9780817313883 0817352988 9780817352981 0817353232 9780817353230
OCLC Number: 52901323
Awards: Lillian Smith Book Award, 2005
Description: xvi, 419 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Daybreak --
We Are Not Wrong --
The Resistance --
The Courts and the Klan --
The Price of Victory --
The Belly of the Beast --
A Ten Dollar Fine --
The Burning of the Bus --
The Message --
"The Line in the Dust" --
The Shadow of Death --
A History of Hate --
Bull Connor's Mistake --
"Keep on pushing" --
The Schoolhouse Door --
"I Have a Dream" --
The Patent Leather Shoe --
Eyes on the Prize --
Revolution --
The Battle Plan --
Bloody Sunday --
"The Arc Is Long" --
Black Power --
The Martyrs and the Law --
The Black Panthers --
"A Messy Business" --
The Sheriff without a Gun --
Unfinished Business.
Responsibility: Frye Gaillard.
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